cast (one's) mind back

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cast (one's) mind back

To try to recall something. This phrase is usually followed by "to" and a specific time period, instance, or event. OK, cast your mind back to freshman year—can you remember who our English teacher was?
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cast your mind back

think back; recall an earlier time.
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cast your ˈmind back to something

think about something in the past: Cast your mind back to when you were a child.
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He said: "At the time the incident took place there will have been a number of people in the area, perhaps driving to work, and I would ask them to cast their mind back and think if you saw anything that matches the description of the suspect.'' The suspect is described as slim and about 5ft 6ins tall.